Duke's Secret Salsa

9 reviews, 4.3 star(s). 88% would make again

Ready in 20 minutes

Based on a recipe from The Dallas Morning News. It's very addictive! Spicy and a little sweet. My USMC men can't get enough of this. For my son Bryan and my "adopted" son Cole. Semper Fi!


1/2 cup Jalapeno pepper; sliced (1/4 cup if you don't like spicy)
1 28-oz can Whole peeled tomatoes
1 8 ounce Tomato sauce
1 teaspoon Garlic salt
1 teaspoon Onion salt; optional
1 teaspoon Cumin
1 teaspoon Chili powder
1/2 teaspoon Accent; msg
1/3 cup Dark brown sugar
1 medium Onion; finely chopped
1 tablespoon Oil; optional
7 oz green chilis; Chopped

Original recipe makes 4



Assemble the ingredients in a blender in the order given - jalapeno peppers on the bottom, then tomatoes, etc. The blender will be very full, so make sure the lid is on good or you'll have a mess. Pulse on the chop speed for one second at at time and alternate punching ingredients down into blender with a wooden spoon until blended, but not long enough that it will turn into liquid. Serve with tortillas fried in butter or tortillas chips. Keeps for about a week in the refrigerator.

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This is so incredibly awesome. My only changes were to decrease the amount of brown sugar to one tablespoon and to add fresh cilantro. This is definitely a keeper. I've made it with fresh and canned tomatoes and we love it either way.
Flipper52 4y ago

Salsa should NEVER have canned products in it. Sorry, fresh is always better!
VAcookingMOM 4y ago

Definitely need fresh tomato and cilantro
Kimmacc 4y ago

Twtr25 4y ago

Awesome salsa! Thanks for posting
brenmc 4y ago

I can't make enough! I double the recipe and freeze it food saver bags.
Globler 5y ago

Awesome! Love the sweet
Areiley 5y ago

Duke....PLEASE....fresh tomato...and Cilantro! and food processor...not blender!
pdikeman 5y ago

I'm sorry.. I'm new here and was wondering what kind of onions you use in the recipe. Thanks, can't wait to try!
YummyBelly 8y ago

[I posted this recipe.]
Beachbumette 9y ago

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